Kindle Unlimited Subscription FAQ

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When the Amazon has officially launched Kindle Unlimited subscription on July 18, 2014, most of the ebook lovers are so excited and cannot wait to order the Kindle subscription. With the "all-you-can-read" Kindle subscription, Amazon did appeal a lot of scribers. Now about three years has passed, are you still the loyal Kindle Unlimited subscribers? Is Kindle Unlimited worth it? We will list all things you should know about Kindle Unlimited subscription so that you can decide whether Kindle Unlimited is worth paying 9.9 bucks per month.

Quick access:
1,How many titles does Kindle Unlimited contain?
2,What're the differences between books from Kindle Unlimited and Kindle store?
3, What's the Kindle Unlimited price?
4, Which country has Kindle subscription service?
5, Kindle Unlimited Subscription service works on any device.
6,How to find Kindle Unlimited books?
7, How many Kindle Unlimited books can I have at one time?
8, Kindle Unlimited contains audiobooks and magazines.
9, How much are the Kindle Unlimited books?
10, How to cancel the Kindle Unlimited subscription?
11, Will the subscribed books be gone when the membership has been canceled?
12, Kindle Unlimited vs Amazon Prime
13,What’s the best deal for Kindle unlimited?

Kindle Unlimited Subscription FAQ

1 How many titles does Kindle Unlimited contain? Kindle Unlimited offers over 1.4 million titles.

Started with 640 thousands titles, but now the Amazon owns the biggest catalog (1.4 million titles) which exceeds its competitors Oyster or Scribd. Although none of the major publishing houses have allowed their books available on Kindle Unlimited, Amazon has exclusive books from its self-publish platform and some small publishing houses. In another words, it is lack of books from famous authors.

Since there are more and more authors choose to self-publishing, the Kindle Unlimited library is growing bigger and bigger. On the contrast, the Oyster has closed its ebook subscription service. Since almost all the books from Kindle Unlimited are Amazon exclusives, you can not read them on anywhere else.

2 What're the differences between books from Kindle Unlimited and Kindle store? Kindle Unlimited books are only a smart parts of Amazon ebook store.

The Amazon also the biggest ebook seller around the world which have about 3.17 million books available on sale. Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited titles are only 38% of the Amazon ebook store. Besides the Kindle Unlimited catalog, it has many books from the big five publishers (Penguin Random House, Hachette, Macmillan, HarperCollins, or Simon & Schuster) which you can not find in Kindle Unlimited library.

3 What's the Kindle Unlimited price? 9.99USD per month.

As other ebook subscription, the Kindle subscription offers 30-day free trial. When to start your free trial, you must have an Amazon account with a current, valid credit card. In the meantime, you have to enable 1-click payments. You can go to Manage Default Address and 1-Click Settings to turn on your 1-Click payment. Your Kindle Unlimited membership will be continued until you cancel it. You will pay 9.99 USD for it per month.
Amazon also allows consumers to order the Kindle Unlimited and give it as a gift to anyone else. This service is also called Kindle Unlimited Pre-Paid subscription. There are three options--6 months($59.94), 12 months( $119.88) and 24 months($239.76). When you place the order, it will ask you write down the recipient’s email and select the delivery date. You can order it for yourself or anyone else.

kindle unlimited as gift

1, Once the gift email has been sent out, the gift can’t be refunded. The recipient can exchange it for an Amazon Gift Card.
2, The delivery date or recipient email can not be changed once you complete the purchase. Then the only method is canceling this order.
3, If the month-to-month Kindle Unlimited subscriber receives the pre-paid subscription, the existing month-to-month membership will be put on hold at no cost to you and will restart after the pre-paid periods is over.

4 Which country has Kindle subscription service?

It is available in US, UK, Germany, France, Spain, India, China, Japan, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, and Austalia. The Amazon will continue to expand this Kindle subscription service to other countries.

Amazon Store


Cost per Month


United States



United Kingdom













Rs 199.00(1 month), 166.50(6months), 149.92(12months)



Yuan 12/Month or 118/year



JPY 980






MXN 129



CND  9.99



AUD 13.99

Note: Customers only can order the Kindle Unlimited service from their local Amazon store. For example, the US customers only can order on Amazon.com and the UK customers on Amzon.co.uk. This restriction refuses many customers who are not from the local countries.

5 Kindle Unlimited Subscription service works on any device.

If you think the Kindle device is the only Kindle Unlimited subscription supported device, you are wrong. Just like the Kindle books purchased from the Amazon Kindle store, you can read Kindle Unlimited books on any device if it has Kindle apps installed. Now the Kindle app is available on ios, Android, Mac, and PC. So you can read your kindle unlimited books on your Kindle device, your phone, tablets or computer with the free Kindle reading apps.

6 How to find Kindle Unlimited books?

Usually, if you random browse the books on Amazon Kindle store, find the click on the book title, you will go to another page. In this page, you will know if this book belongs to the catalog of Kindle Unlimited or not. How about we gathered all Kindle Unlimited books in one category so that we can choose the books directly from the Kindle Unlimited library.

Method 1: Go to directly to catalog of Kindle Unlimited page. When you go to the Kindle Unlimited page, you will see there are different genres under the kindle unlimited catalog. At the right column of this page, the popular books in Kindle Unlimited also been listed by different genres.

kindle unlimited books page

Method 2: Browser kindle unlimited books with Kindle unlimited filter.
When you go to Amazon kindle store, choose kindle eBooks and check the ”kindle Unlimited Eligible”, you will see all the Kindle Unlimited books.

kindle unlimited books page

7 How many Kindle Unlimited books can I have at one time? Ten books in total.

You can keep ten titles at your Amazon account and there are no due dates. If you want the 11th book, you have to delete one to borrow another book.

8 Kindle Unlimited contains audiobooks and magazines.

If you are an audiobook fan, you must be familiar with Audible Whispersync for Voice. Now you can still use this powerful function to switch seamlessly between reading and listening. However, only the books contain “with narration” are free. There are some Kindle Unlimited books with audiobooks available, but they are not free. You can go straight to the page--books with narration in Kindle Unlimited to browse the free audiobooks.

kindle unlimited with narration

The Kindle Unlimited new feature allows members read magazines for free. According to the “new to Kindle Unlimited” image, you can see many popular magazines such as Good Housekeeping, COASTAL LIVING, Reader’s Digest, Town&country, Bon Appétit, or Yoga. You can visit Kindle Unlimited Magazines&newspapers page to browse more magazines.

kindle unlimited magazine

9 How much are the Kindle Unlimited books?

People choose to order the Kindle Unlimited books because they want to save money. Do you really save your money? If you have ever browsed the Kindle Unlimited store, you will know that most books from the Kindle Unlimited are at the very low price which is less than 5 USD. Many of them are even 0.99usd. So if you only read one or two books every month, it is better for you to not order this subscription. You can buy two or even more books with 9.9 bucks and you will own your purchased books in your account forever. However, if you are a really avid reader and read more than 10 books per month, you should never miss this service.

10 How to cancel the Kindle Unlimited subscription?

For some reasons, people will choose to cancel their Kindle Subscription. How to do it? Log in your Amazon account, and select “Your Account” from the drop-down list of the menu bar of “Your Account” and you will go to another page. Click on “Manage Your content and devices”—settings—Kindle Unlimited settings—click on “cancel kindle unlimited” it will pop up and a new window, just click on “I want to cancel” to cancel your membership.

11 Will the subscribed books be gone when the membership has been canceled?

When your Kindle Unlimited subscription has been canceled, you can use the Kindle Unlimited service until next billing date. After the billing date passes, your books ordered from the Kindle Unlimited subscription will be deleted automatically from your Kindle library. If you want to keep the last ten books, you can download them to your Kindle device and then deregister your Kindle device from your Kindle account.

However, your bookmarks, notes, and highlights you made on the books will be saved to your Amazon account via Whispersync. They are available if you purchase the book in the future.

12 Kindle Unlimited vs Amazon Prime

I’ve received many questions about what’s the differences between Kindle Unlimited and Amazon Prime reading. I have to say these two services are totally different and designed for the totally different purpose.


Kindle Unlimited

Amazon Prime

Service target

Digital material subscription

?Multi-benefit subscription



10.99/month or 99/Year

No. of books to keep at one time



No. of books to read at a month



Service you get

Free Access to Kindle Unlimited books, audiobooks and magazines

Free shipping, exclusive access to movies and TV shows, ad-free music, Kindle books, original audio series and unlimited photo storage

13 What’s the best deal for Kindle unlimited?

kindle unlimited best deal

As the Amazon prime Day is coming soon, if you are the Amazon Prime member, you can have the best deal to get Kindle Unlimited.

?Kindle Unlimited Subscription

Usual price

Sepcial offer (12:00 am PST 6/29/2017-not sure)


6 months




12 months




24 months




If you are the Amazon Prime member and interested in the Kindle Unlimited subscription service, you should take this offer. If you order the 24 months Kindle Unlimited, you can get 40% discount offer. This is the best deal for now.

Besides these listed things about Kindle Unlimited, there must be some other things. Also, have you ever tried Kindle Unlimited? Do you think it is worth the money or not? Please share them in the below comments.


joined Epubor since 2017. She always wants to share everything related to ebook reading and improve your reading journey.

07/30/2017 16:35:33
Is this English? Or is it Google translate? Such disdain for language does not bode well for your "products".
07/30/2017 19:49:58
Thank you for your review.   This provided a fair and comprehensive summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the plan.
07/30/2017 21:40:10
I have Amazon Prime and you are allowed 10 books per month. Prime Reading works the same as Unlimited with no time limit and return if you want to check out another.
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